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Athletic Trainer Graduate Assistants (four positions)

Effective Date: August 1, 2021




  1. Certification by Board of Certification, candidates not yet certified but eligible may be considered.

  2. Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education, and/or related area.

  3. Ability to work effectively with the administration, faculty, staff, and students within the University.


  1. One year experience post certification preferred, but not required.

  2. Athletic training experience in football, basketball, and baseball in the college and/or high school setting.


  1. Assist the Athletic Training Staff in providing supervision of athletic training services to the varsity athletic program including football, baseball, men’s & women’s basketball, women’s softball & volleyball, men's & women's soccer, men’s & women’s cross country, men’s & women’s track, men’s & women’s tennis, men’s & women’s rodeo and cheerleading or possibly assist with secondary school outreach athletic training services in the University service area.

  2. Assist with the CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program as a teaching assistant in providing clinical instruction and supervision to athletic training students in laboratories and practicums.

  3. Assist in providing athletic training services to patients of the UWA Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center.


  1. Nine-month stipend, out of state tuition waiver.

  2. In state tuition waiver, if certified.

  3. Some course textbooks are provided for graduate course work.

  4. Professional development funding for housing, transportation, and registration to the NATA, SEATA, and Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association annual meetings and potentially other educational meetings.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021 or until the position is filled.


To Apply: Send materials listed below to or via post to:

                                 R.T. Floyd, Ed.D., ATC

                                 The University of West Alabama
                                 Station #14
                                 Livingston, AL 35470


  1. Cover letter

  2. Current resume or CV

  3. The email and phone number of three professional references; reference letters may be requested later

  4. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)


The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

AA/EO Employer

Minority applications encouraged